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Trivia about baltimore

  • The movie "Diner" & TV's "Homicide" are set in this hometown of director-producer Barry Levinson
  • The U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis is within the metropolitan area of this city
  • The home of Mary Pickersgill, who made the star-spangled banner that waved over Fort McHenry, is in this MD. city
  • You can cross this city's Francis Scott Key Bridge by the dawn's early light
  • Ocean City, Maryland is a favorite summer destination for the 650,000 people of this city
  • In this city, visit the home of Mary Pickersgill, the seamstress who made the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key
  • It's called "Balmo" or "Balmer" for short
  • In 1904 a fire in this largest Maryland city nearly destroyed the entire downtown section
  • Baltimore, Baton Rouge, Springfield
  • It's the only Maryland city not located within a county
  • For most of his career in journalism, H.L. Mencken wrote for this city's Sun
  • Mary Pickersgill's house in this city is known as "The Star-Spangled Banner House"; she made the famous flag
  • This Maryland city celebrated the 200th anniversary of its incorporation in 1997
  • The B&O Museum in this city has many examples of full-sized railroad equipment
  • Many of H.L. Mencken's noted essays started as newspaper columns in this Maryland city's "Sun"
  • During World War I, this city leased the area from the feds for use as a park
  • Johns Hopkins University in this city is the home of the Lacrosse Hall of Fame
  • It's the city where the Francis Scott Key Bridge spans the Patapsco River estuary
  • The NFL's Ravens
  • Disadvantaged kids can learn to play music with this Maryland city's symphony thanks to Marin Alsop's $100,000 donation
  • Houses you can visit in this city include Babe Ruth's & H.L. Mencken's
  • The Ft. McHenry Tunnel under this city's harbor was 1 of the most expensive sections of highway ever built
  • The Francis Scott Key Bridge crosses the Patapsco River in this city
  • Warren Harding was heard on the radio June 14, 1922 dedicating a Francis Scott Key memorial in this city
  • This largest Maryland city & port saw the rockets' red glare during the War of 1812
  • The Peale Museum,The Lacrosse Hall of Fame Museum,The H.L. Mencken House
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Sent to this city in September 1814 to secure a prisoner exchange, Key got stuck near there during an attack
  • This city's Johns Hopkins hospital opened on May 7, 1889; today, it's part of a $5 billion medical system
  • This Maryland city's intl. airport is officially named for Thurgood Marshall, who was born there
  • A moist 3-layer cake:Lord or Lady ___
  • On Dec. 20, 1776 the Congress said hello to this city, home of Poe
  • An 1861 song urged Maryland to "avenge the patriotic gore that flecked the streets of" this city
  • The '60s-set "Hairspray" takes place in this American city
  • This U.S. city was founded in 1729 & named for Charles Calvert
  • Congress ordered a copy for each state Jan. 18, 1777, when it met in this city, not Philadelphia
  • In 2006 rival cities got crabby when Men's Fitness magazine named it the fittest city in America
  • In 1632 this Lord was granted a charter to found the colony of Maryland
  • At the time of the 2000 census, this Eastern city was the 17th most populous in the U.S.
  • Just like the film, "Hairspray" is set in this Md. city that John Waters called "the hairdo capital of the world"
  • The Sun, founded in 1837
  • The Enoch Pratt Free Library in this U.S. city is known for its H.L. Mencken collection
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • The motto of Raven Beer, based in this appropriate city: "The taste is poetic"